Tesla Doctor Octopus Snake Arm Automatically Finds Your Charging Port (And Darkest Fears)

By Gerald Lynch on at

No wonder Elon Musk is so scared of the AI apocalypse. If his Tesla lab technicians are building stuff like this, I don't think I'd be able to sleep at all. Introducing Tesla Motor's Model S car charging prototype, a metallic, snake-like arm that is able to automatically find the vehicle's charging port:

Not at all creepy. Nope, not at all. Remind you of anyone?

Other than the video, Tesla's not revealed much more on how the arm works. Still, someone had better call Spiderman – looks like Doctor Octopus is one step closer to becoming a reality. [Tesla (Twitter)]